Classic 1951 Split Window Crotch Cooler Beetle Bug in Show Concourse Condition

1951 Volkswagen Beetle - Classic

Volkswagen Beetle - Classic 1951 technical specifications

Item location: Congers, New York, United States
Make: Volkswagen
Model: Beetle - Classic
Type: Coupe
Trim: Delux
Year: 1951
Mileage: 3,254
VIN: 1-0296657
Color: Black
Engine size: 1100cc 25hp
Number of cylinders: 4
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: beige
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Bring back the nostalgic memories of the 50s!

Awesome 1951 Split Window Crotch Cooler Beetle Bug Sedan
Show Car!
A Ground Up Body Off Restoration

Accepted to Four Concours D' Elegances
Winner at the 2015 Greenwich CT Concours D' Elegance

Full Photo Album HERE

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Description: BODY CHASSIS MATCH, Period Correct 25hp Motor.

OK! Lets get BuGGin shall we?? Up for sale is a gorgeous 1951 Split Window Beetle Sedan in a beautiful Black beige cloth combo. Car was restored about 2 years ago and has treated us well.

This Split has the rare 1 year only crotch coolers and was restored back to period stock. The paint job on this split is near flawless, definitely better than what it would have been from factory, it is art on wheels.

PLEASE look at all the pics in this auction, lots of time, effort, blood, sweat, and tears went into restoring this spectacular bug along with the ad in this auction.

Everything is here for you, many many pics are in a Full Photo Album HERE, and a FULL Motion video showing the Bug in HD is above.
Split VWs are the most highly sought after VWs on the market today.

- The rebuilt original style 1100cc 25hp engine installed, that magical German Abarth sound purrs in all its glory. She runs perfect down the road with no shimmies, shakes or Hiccups, we have taken this car on long show trips, 2-3 hours each way, no worries she could do a cali trip from NY.

The engine was completely rebuilt from ground up:
- steam cleaned (all grime and gunk was blasted off)
- new pistons, rings, pins, and cylinders
- new bearings
- reground crank
- new cam
- gaskets
- valves
- guides
- pushrods & tubes
- bushings
- rebuilt carb
- New Clutch, Pressure Plate, Throw Out Bearing
- All engine Tins Powder coated satin Black
- Fresh oil, full tune up, ready to roll.
- New Points, cap, rotor, wires, plugs, and all valves adjusted as well, U NAME IT!

This classic is in museum cosmetic condition with a near flawless paint job . A show bug that will draw attention everywhere you go, just be prepared to clear the shelves to rack up the trophies. Tootle around town or show her at a cruise night, or even a concours,this car will only appreciate in value!

This Bug was accepted to the 2015 Greenwich CT Concours D' Elegance (Winner), the Ramapo NJ Concours (Winner), the The Limerock CT Concours, the Hemmings Concours in Saratoga NY,

This car has been driven to and from car shows two to three hours at a time, I would not hesitate to drive her to Cali from NY.

After every drive she is stored in a climate controlled environment.

The body and chassis are incredibly dry, all panels, floors, fenders, hood, decklid, rockers, and doors are rust and rot free. This was a complete body off rotisserie restoration on this beauty with a powder coated underside.

There are not many splits for sale on the market today, and I feel this is one of the best looking splits today that you can buy.

Here is just a small list below of what was done when the car was restored.

- Awesome paint job, base coat, clear coat, beetle was media blasted to bare metal.
- All new brake shoes, lines, master cylinder, wheel cylinders, a complete chassis rebuild.
- New Bumpers
- New Abarth Muffler
- New Outside Mirror
- All New Window Seals.
- All New Wiring Harness
- New Bias Tires w White Walls, new hubs and trim rings.
- New German Stainless Moldings
- New Door Seals, felt channels, window scrapers inside and out.
- New body Seals
- New German Fender Beads
- New Insulation throughout inside cabin
- New Running boards with thick German moldings
- New Outside Door handles
- New horn grills
- All new interior from Lenny at WCCR, hand hidden stitched in the Berman beige Cloth accented with brown piping.
- All new engine parts to rebuild original engine to spec perfect.
- All new mechanicals and hardware throughout

And much more....

- Excellent Cosmetic shape
- Solid heater channels/rockers and pans.

All new interior was installed into the gut of this car to give it that ole Vintage Bug Flare! Correct floor mats, and German Square Weave Carpet.
Original Working Speedo and Telefunken Radio.
Batwing Steering wheel Restored by Kochs
Steering Column tube, ebrake handle, shifter all powder coated the correct color.

- Brand new correct beige headliner professionally installed by yours truly.
- Original Rear View Mirror and sunvisors
- New hand sewn Seat upholstery and matching door panels
- New German Wolfsburg West Tan Carpet kit correct with sewn heater outlet rings
- New Parcel Shelf.
- New Floor Mats

Any questions call me 845.290.9900 This is A magical 1951 Bug, one of the best out there.

The body is structurally sound, see for yourself. Drive her home and enjoy. This is a great example of a Vintage Bug, TURNKEY AND READY TO ROLL TO SHOWS.

Isn't that gorgeous!

Pics for your viewing pleasure
What more can you ask for? It's all here.

Full Photo Album HERE

A Great Classic Ready for a show.

All Sides are straight.

We have the Correct "D" Regulator to go with the purchase.

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Whoever decides to own this bug is getting a stunning Classic automobile. It is a fantastic investment, Split bugs are always appreciating in value!
And of course a great Gift.

Cmon! Lets Go BuGGin!

SHIPPING: It is your responsibility to pay for shipping.

All city, state, taxes and registration fees are the responsibility of the buyer

The Rest

Car is sold as is no warranty. All Sales are FINAL. I have described the Vehicle above to the best of my ability. Some conditions and possible uses are a matter of opinion. If you need more clarification, email me at or call 845.7290.9900. Please understand, these cars are not BRAND NEW, they are 40+ years old and unlike cars today they will need general maintenance and TLC.

I reserve the right to end this auction EARLY if need be, the bug is also for sale on my site and in my local area.

Happy VDubin!

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